Jackson County Declares Local Emergency

From:  News Release   7/10/19   GCN

The Jackson County Board of Supervisors has declared a local state of emergency in anticipation of potential heavy rain and the building tropical system in the Gulf.

Sandbags will be available for self-fill/carry at the locations listed below. Residents are asked to bring their own shovels.

Sandbags Available by 4 p.m. Today 7/10/19:

  • West Division Roads Department, N. Washington Avenue (Hwy. 609), Ocean Springs
  • Forts Lake Fire Department, 10701 Forts Lake Road, Moss Point
  • Escatawpa VFD, 3801 Sentinel Dr, Moss Point
  • Moss Point - New Central Fire Station, 4204 Bellview Street
  • Fontainebleau Fire Department, 3901 Hwy. 57 South, Ocean Springs
  • East Division Roads Department, 10825 Hwy. 63, Moss Point
  • St. Andrews Fire Department, 1401 Elm Street, Ocean Springs

Sandbags Available by 8 a.m. 7/11/19:

  • Ocean Springs - Public Works Department, 712 A Pine Drive
  • Gautier - Behind City Hall, Highway 90
  • Pascagoula - Jackson County Fairgrounds, 2902 Shortcut Rd